General HSE (Level 1 & 2) Courses

HSE General Certificate is compulsory for anyone who wants to work in the industry.

Training Duration: 3 Days

On completion of this course, students will be certified as safety officers and receive the General HSE certificate of competence.

The course will equip participants with general safety (HSE) knowledge and certify them as HSE competent. HSE certification is compulsory for anyone who desires to work in the oil and gas industry.

Why General Hse TrainingThere is need for workers to be aware of safe work procedures, the hazards that may be encountered, and the steps required to safely perfom the job, according to the health and safety at work act, HASAWA.The general hse training (level 1&2) course will empower participants to identify and control harzards in the work place as well as taking proactive steps to remain safe on and off the job.

Learning OutcomesAt the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify occupational hazards; unsafe acts and unsafe conditions.
  • Understand the principles of hse management systems.
  • Use & maintain different types of personal protective equipments (PPE).
  • Apply the general principles of health safety and environment (hse).

Training Schedule3 Days (or 2 weekends) including the certification examination.
  • Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm Daily
  • Date: We conduct training every week from January to December (except public holidays).
  • Training Schedule: Mondays - Wednesdays (all training centers) | Saturdays (some training centers).

Course Content
  • Principles of health and safety
  • Understanding the responsibilities placed on employers and employees
  • Hazard identification and control
  • The importance of risk assessment as a technique for accident and ill health prevention
  • Understanding unsafe acts and unsafe conditions as the main causes of harm to workers(manual handling, hazardous substances, exposure to noise and vibration)
  • Understanding the hierarchy of controls to eliminate or reduce hazards to acceptable level
  • Understanding the relations between companies and host communities
  • Appreciate how workplace equipment and task design affect health and safety
  • Contributing to health and safety management system
  • Understanding the effects of drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace
  • Introduction to occupational health and hygiene
  • Appreciate the importance of accident investigation and reporting
  • Understanding environmental issues and sustainable development
  • Introduction to emergency first aid
  • Multiple choice question paper

There are no specific barriers, in terms of academic qualifications, skills or experience to entry to the General HSE (level 1&2) programme. The programme is open to everyone, irrespective of academic discipline or background.

N30,000 per person.

This covers all materials including course manual, registration, enrollment, daily lunch and refreshments, exams and certification.

We give a discount for corporate or group training. Get in touch with us. Click here for details and a free quote.

Course Accreditation & CertificationCandidates who successfully complete the course will receive internationally recognized general hse (level 1&2) certificate of completion directly from the World Safety Organization (WSO), USA, with a global seal of recognition.
You could opt for an OSHA standard certificate of completion from Hsetrain Int'l and pay a lesser course fee.
In addition to that, companies that register a group of staff will be issued attestation certificates from Hsetrain Int'l.

Practicals are conducted, via live demonstrations, field inspections or video simulation, for certain aspects of the course such as:
  • risk assessment,
  • fire fighting with use of fire extinguisher,
  • Job hazard analysis
  • basic first aidSuccessful participants are eligible to request for additional certificate(s) for each of the practical aspects of the course, as an added advantage. Such participants shall pay a token for each additional certificate.

Yes, the certificates are internationally recognized. The training course is accredited and the certificate is issued directly by the World Safety Organization bearing a global seal of recognition.HSE Train Int'l is an accreditated WSO hse training center in Nigeria; Accreditation No: 0464( Click to verify)
We are also accreditated by:
  • The National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN); Accreditation No: 10203( Click to verify)
  • The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) | Accreditation No: 7588( Click to verify)
  • The Nigeria Red Cross Society; Accreditation No: Rv0104386( Click to verify


We are affiliated to other international organizations, such as:

• QRO Certification LLP (Click to verify)• TVE International Certification (Pvt) Ltd (Click to verify)• Chartered Quality Institute (CQI) | International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA)(Click to verify our affialiates)The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), USA, sets standards for health and safety training but does not issue certificates or accredit training firms. Hence, this course is from Hsetrain Int'l Ltd (RC 1514909) but with OSHA standard for hse training globally.

Address for accredited general hse training in:
  • Lagos mainland : 1st Floor Pontaville House, 1 Shasha Road, beside De Santos Hotel, Dopemu, Lagos State
  • Lagos Island: Suite C191, Behind Providus Bank, Road 2, Ikota Shopping Complex, VGC Lekki, Lagos Island.
  • Port Harcourt : 17 Trans-Woji Slaughter Road, beside NNPC Filling Station, Woji, Port Harcourt, Rivers State• Abuja : Suite C14 Nkwegu Plaza, A17 Old Federal Secreteriate Road, Area 3 Junction, Durumi, Abuja FCT.We also have hse training centers in Asaba, Ibadan, Enugu, Awka, and various locations in Nigeria.Training can also be conducted at your company facility and tailored to suit your needs.Get in touch with us for details and a free quote; Click here for corporate or group training
  • Find an hse training center nearest to youor
  •  Take the course online, from any location.
The course is worth your time and every penny spent!

How to register for General Hse TrainingSimply Register Here, or to register.You can also follow these 3 easy steps to register for the course:
  • STEP 1: Pay the course fee, by bank deposit or transfer, in favour of HSETRAIN INT'L LTD;UBA bank: 1021451040; orFirst bank: 2934044542
  • STEP 2: Call 08055262123 for confirmation of payment or send proof of payment to
  • STEP 3: join the general hse training at our training center nearest to you or take the class online.

HSE Training Institute is the foremost safety and oilfield training provider in Nigeria. We are registered in Nigeria (RC 1514909) and have a proven track record delivering excellent courses to individuals and corporate organizations. The structure of our courses and materials are based on international standards and accreditations in safety and oilfield trainings.We get feedback from employers of labour. Hence, we focus our trainings on the most practical aspects that are relevant to the industry.In addition, we offer job search assistance and free career counselling after training.

HSE Training Institute provides training in a comfortable and secure environment with airconditioned training studios and free parking spaces.
Our courses are delivered by experienced instructors and our facilities are fully equipped with current industry instruction materials.
Participants are given training materials and support, after payment, to ease your learning.
In addition, our talent hunters are in constant touch with companies in order to supply skilled manpower from our pool of successful trainees.

Classroom Training:

offers students the opportunity to attend one of our scheduled high-impact courses held across our ultra-morden facilities. . In-depth lessons and sectional quizzes in the theory and application of methods, ample opportunities for hands-on experience and valuable interaction with the instructors sets up the optimal environment for preparing students to confidently enter the work place and fulfill all the formal training recommended in international standards documents for qualification and certification of personnel.


On-line Training:

offers students and employers a significant benefit in savings of both time and travel expense. Web-based Training is a robust tool for anyone who needs the qualifying formal studies recommended by international industry standards but is perhaps too far away to attend a class at our facility, has scheduling constraints, or needs a handy way of taking a refresher course. Same quality of training and certification are obtained to give you "peace of mind".


Corporate Training:

On-site Training at your location offers you the opportunity to save significant travel expenses for the employees you wish to have trained and still fulfill all the formal training recommended in the industry for qualification and certification of personnel: Our corporate clients enjoy bespoke training structure that suits their unique demands.

We allow installmental payments. But payments must be completed on or before you seat for the general hse training certification assessment.


Get in touch with us for enquiries and get a free quote. Click here for discounted corporate or group training.

It is more than training, we deliver peace of mind!